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1959(Tabah&Samuel-1961)(21)
Armijo & Monreal, 1965 (22)
Requina, 1965a(23) Requina, 1965b(24)
Medical care studies Plaza & Briones, 1963 (25)
Santiago
3,776 random sample of child-bearing women 1,8 90 from Santiago 1,235 from Concepci6n (North) 651 from Antofagasta (South)
580 random sample of child-bearing, primarily proletarian
4 general hospitals & 4 emergency departments in Santiago & 5 hospitals in provinces
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ried women and 1 out of 3 in broken or common law homes
22.6                23% of all women had a
positive history of abortion. 26.2               The one-year incidence of
14.9               abortion was 4.2 per 100
26.9               women for the total sample
Abortion accounted for (a) 8.1% of all admissions, (b) 24.3 per 100 deliveries in Santiago & 34.3 in provincial hospitals, (c) 35% of all emergency surgical operations, (d) 17.7% of all blood transfusions, (e) 26.7% of total blood volume in emergency depts. in Santiago2